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News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft.
Investment follows similar investments made last year.
New emergency breathing systems are in use; study of passenger body size and shape will yield results soon.
Newly formed European-based is targeting the heart of the North Sea market.
The 11-ton model aimed at the offshore market could be flying by 2020.
The helicopter manufacturer has delivered more than 200 S-92s to operators.
Chinese helicopter manufacturer bets on domestic avionics, French engine.
EASA makes operators responsible for allowing use of portable electronic devices; the only hope for comfort improvement may be in seating.
Sikorsky medium twin to offer an extra 1,200 pounds of payload, allowing more passengers or fuel.
DRF has a firm order for 20 EC 145T2s, which will gradually replace its BK 117 and Bell 412 fleets.